Free Entry | Quarterly Contest | 1 January to 31 March 2019
Contest - Introduction
This contest includes art competition, painting contest, photo competition, science contest and essay competition. This contest is for kids, children, college students and young adults. The submission to the contest can be in the form of drawings, paintings, cartoons, doodles, sketches, posters, digital art, photographs, science fiction (Sci-Fi) stories and science essays.
This contest by Khula Aasmaan is aimed at encouraging child art, child artists, student artists, young artists, youth art, young photographers, young scientists, art students and science students. Khula Aasmaan is platform for creative expression by kids, children, college students and young adults, with a special focus on underprivileged, rural, tribal and remote communities.
Contest - Details
Khula Aasmaan is a free online contest. This free online competition is open 24 x 7. There are two age groups - 5 to 15 years and 15 to 25 years. The age group 5 to 15 years is for kids or children. The age group 15 to 25 is for college students or young adults.
What is the size of the artwork ?
The artwork to be submitted can be in two sizes - A4 or A3.
A4 size is 210 × 297 millimeters or 21 x 29.7 centimeters or 8.27 × 11.69 inches.
A3 size is 297 x 420 millimeters or 29.7 x 42.0cm, 11.69 x 16.53 inches
What medium can be used for the paintings or drawing ?
You can use any medium of your choice. There is no restriction on the use of medium. It could be regular pencils, coloured pencils, graphite pencils, charcoal, crayons, sketch pens, oil pastels, watercolours, acrylic colours, oil colours. The drawing, sketch or painting can be done on any paper - it could be the regular office stationery paper or drawing paper or any other surface suitable for drawing or painting. You can also use a canvas. If you use a canvas, please ensure that you leave a margin of 2 inches on all sides for stretching. You can submit digital art as well.
How to submit your entry to Khula Aasmaan contest ?
The submission is online. This means that you will submit a scanned image or a good quality picture of your artwork along with all the relevant details such as title of the artwork, medium used, size and a brief description about the artwork.
Please do not send your original artworks to us, unless we ask for it. For photography contest, you will need to submit only the image in the initial stage.
How many entries can I submit to this competition ?
Each participant can submit a maximum of 25 entries. These entries can be across multiple themes as you wish. You have the total freedom.
What happens after I submit my entries ?
Khula Aasmaan contest works on a quarterly cycle. Every quarter, the jury of this competition draws a shortlist from both groups (children and college students). The shortlist is published on our website as well as in our blog and social media pages.
Benefits of getting shortlisting in Khula Aasmaan contest
We ask for the original artwork for each shortlisted entry. After we receive the original artworks from the shortlisted children and college students, a dedicated web page is created for each shortlisted child artist and young artist. We are committed to managing and promoting this web page for a period of 3 years. During this period, all the artworks created by the shortlisted child artists or young artists, is uploaded on their dedicated web pages.
Furthermore, the original artworks then undergo another round of judging to decide medals and honorable mentions. The medal winning artworks are displayed at exhibitions, workshops and other such forums, as and when an appropriate opportunity arises.
Please find below the contest themes :
Forest and Wildlife
History and Heritage
Song of the River
Education for All
Festival of Lights
Hanging out with Friends
Me and my Selfie
My Favourite Cartoon Character
My favourite film
Save Trees Grow Trees
The Charm of Railways
Water is Life